Category Archives: EgyptAir

EgyptAir flight MS 804 disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea on May 19, 2016

Flight MS 804 disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea on May 19, 2016

Copyright Photo: EgyptAir Airbus A320-232 SU-GCC (msn 2088) (Christian Volpati Collection). Image: 932992.

EgyptAir flight MS 804 was a regularly scheduled international flight from Paris
(Charles de Gaulle Airport) to Cairo International Airport in Egypt.

The flight went missing over the Mediterranean Sea in an area between Greece and Egypt on May 19, 2016.

56passengers and 10 crew members were on board the pictured Airbus A320-232 SU-GCC.

Egyptian authorities believe the plane most likely crashed into the sea.

According to Wikipedia, “Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos said that, based on radar data, flight MS 804 veered off course shortly after entering the Egyptian Flight Information Region (FIR). At an altitude of 37,000 feet, the aircraft made a 90-degree left turn, followed by a 360-degree right turn and began to descend. Radar contact was lost at an altitude of about 10,000 feet.”

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EgyptAir to resume Manchester service

EgyptAir (Cairo) will resume the Cairo – Manchester route on July 3 initially with three weekly flights per Airline Route.

Copyright Photo: SPA/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-866 SU-GDX (msn 40757) approaches the runway at London (Heathrow).

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EgyptAir to end Manchester service on October 25

EgyptAir (Cairo) will end Cairo-Manchester service on October 25 per Airline Route. The route is operated five days a week.

The route, served by Boeing 737-800s, started on June 1, 2013.

Copyright Photo: Karl Cornil/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-866 SU-GDD (msn 35566) prepares to touch down in Brussels.

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EgyptAir to launch a new route to Manchester in June

EgyptAir (Cairo) is planning to start two new routes from Cairo in June 2013 per Airline Route. Cairo-Manchester will start on June 1 and will operate five days a week with Boeing 737-800s.

Service to Toronto will be via a code-share with Air Canada via London Heathrow (correcting our previous report).

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Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Boeing 777-36N ER SU-GDL (msn 38284) climbs away briskly from Tokyo (Narita).

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EgyptAir’s flight MS 849 leaves the runway at Nairobi, Airbus A320 SU-GBG gets mired in the dirt

EgyptAir‘s (Cairo) flight MS 849 from Cairo to Nairobi, Kenya left the runway on landing at Nairobi yesterday (June 6) morning forcing the closure of the airport and diverting some flights. The flight with 123 passengers and crew members slipped off the right side of the runway on landing and all of the gear of the Airbus A320-231 SU-GBG (msn 366) got mired in the soft ground. There were no injuries.

Read the full story from Capital FM News: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Richard Vandervord. Sister aircraft SU-GBB taxies at Milan (Malpensa).

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EgyptAir resumes operations to Baghdad after 21 years

EgyptAir (Cairo) has resumed operations to Iraq after 21 years. The first flight resumed service to Baghdad on August 27 (four times a week). The company will also serve Irbil three times a week.

Read the full report from the Washington Post: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: David Apps.

EgyptAir takes delivery of its 50th Boeing airliner

EgyptAir (Cairo) has accepted its 50th Boeing jetliner.

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Copyright Photo: Rick Schlamp. Please click on the photo for the full details.